So-and-so is releasing a new five-track EP in a few months, your problematic fave dropped a pretty risque new video and that washed up band that no one has even thought of for a good decade now, has decided to reunite and head out on a world tour. These are the things I need to post at a fervent pace, to not only keep up with the over-saturated blogosphere, but to harness the steady stream of emails that will inevitably continue their high-pressured pursuit into my inbox all hours of the day for the remainder of the week, (and probably on the weekend too, depending on the publicist.)

So to combat the rat-race, we're offering a content compromise in the form of our new daily column, Live From The Gutter - an afternoon recap of the day's press releases and the contents of my 405 email.


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Anna of the North shares acoustic video for 'Us'

Oslo based duo, Anna of the North have delivered a new acoustic version of their latest single 'Us.' While the original was streamed over 2 million times, they've decided to put a softer spin on the song. "It's about a relationship between two people with a really strong connection. When it’s so good it’s bad for you. All of us have had that special person you'll never forget where the timing wasn't right," they said. Listen below.


Crystal Fighters share brand new track 'Good Girls'

Ahead of the release of their new album Everything Is My Family and following the huge reaction to previous single 'All Night,' the band has delivered another new offering. This one comes in the form of 'Good Girls' and it was first premiered on Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1. Listen below.


Rebekka Karijord has confirmed details of her new album, Mother Tongue

Rebekka Karijord has a new album in the works. Mother Tongue will be released in the new year Control Freak Kitten Records on January 27th, 2017 and feature new song 'Waimanalo,' which she's unveiled today.

Blossoms share new visuals for 'Blown Rose'

Blossoms release a hugely successful self-titled debut album and now we're getting visuals from the project. Today, the band have delivered a video for album stand-out 'Blown Rose,' which was directed by Francis Wallis and was shot at Hammerwood Park – a house once owned by Led Zeppelin and the location of the opening scene of their film The Song Remains The Same. Blossoms are also heading out on tour. Find dates for that below.

  • Tour dates below:
  • Nov 30 Leicester O2 Academy
  • Dec 01 Hull University
  • Dec 02 Manchester Albert Hall
  • Dec 03 Manchester Albert Hall
  • Dec 03 Edinburgh Potterrow
  • Dec 06 Aberdeen Garage
  • Dec 07 Middlesbrough Empire
  • Dec 11 Oxford O2 Academy
  • Dec 13 London O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
  • Dec 14 Bournemouth Old Fire Station

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Other news:

Kid Cudi releases fantasy video for 'Frequency'

The Duffer Brothers detail a little more of Stranger Things season 2

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature

M.I.A.'s U.S visa has finally been approved